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by Vortex
Fri, 23 May 2014, 05:59
Forum: Electric motors and controllers
Topic: Could anyone help diagnose my soliton's issue?
Replies: 41
Views: 6159

Could anyone help diagnose my soliton's issue?

Damir, My vehicle is a Subaru Vortex XT. Its a front wheel drive hence retaining the gearbox. I have 54 batteries in back replacing the fuel tank and 24 in front, 24kW in total. Weight is now 1220kg @ 56:44(R/F) from original 1080kg @ 30:70. I run a Kostov 220v HV 9" motor to take advantage of the J...
by Vortex
Thu, 22 May 2014, 16:15
Forum: Electric motors and controllers
Topic: Could anyone help diagnose my soliton's issue?
Replies: 41
Views: 6159

Could anyone help diagnose my soliton's issue?

Ive come into this forum late but I too have a Solitron Jnr and for the record have had a number of problems. I too had it fail after six months of first applying HV (78 x 90AH Winstons). It just stopped on a cool summers night while cruising at 80km/hr. I tried restarting several times and it attem...
by Vortex
Tue, 19 Feb 2013, 17:52
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: MES ELECTRIC VAC PUMP
Replies: 13
Views: 2234

MES ELECTRIC VAC PUMP

Evric, I bought my pump from the USA and it came with more docs than you see normally. The continuous running mode they call diagnostic and there is no harm to the pump running in reverse through a internal bridge rectifier. However they dont recommend this mode for normal running as the pump can ov...
by Vortex
Tue, 19 Feb 2013, 07:29
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: MES ELECTRIC VAC PUMP
Replies: 13
Views: 2234

MES ELECTRIC VAC PUMP

I too use the MES70/6E and it is very quiet when mounted in the front wheel well. The continuous operation that Sutho experienced may have been wiring. It has two power terminals. Connect 12v one way and it runs continuously, reverse the connection and the vacuum switch functions.
by Vortex
Thu, 04 Oct 2012, 07:12
Forum: Technical and conversion discussion
Topic: Subaru under-represented in EV conversion? Why?
Replies: 8
Views: 2706

Subaru under-represented in EV conversion? Why?

I'm converting a 1988 Subaru Vortex and are about a month away from road testing. It is a 2 door coupe with pop top and was the FWD model so I've retained the gearbox/diff but dispensed with the clutch. The body and interior is in very good condition and its been easy to work on. The conversion is a...